The age-old practice of getting a friend, spouse or bored child to hold the bottom of a ladder while cleaning windows, changing lightbulbs or painting the ceiling may cause more accidents than it prevents, according to a new study.
Now it can be told: Bigfoot isn't real! At least that's the claim being made by Bob Heironimus, a retired Pepsi bottler from Yakima, Wash., who says that he donned a gorilla costume and appeared in the famous grainy film clip back in 1967.
There's a cheat code in the software running the BMW M3's sequential manual gearbox (SMG): Press the right buttons in the right order and the car will launch you from a stop after revving the engine to 5,000 rpm. But don't look for a how-to in the owners' manual — this feature is undocumented, an inside joke of sorts.
Jesus Christ was a family man. He was married to Mary Magdalene and had several children, including a daughter named Sarah. Their descendants are alive today. This is the great secret uncovered in the course of Dan Brown's publishing phenomenon, The Da Vinci Code.
Just up the hill from the Gaines' dairy farm stands a small building that looks a lot like a sugar shack, the kind of thing many Vermont farmers rely on to supplement their income. But this one-story building houses a human crematory run by a couple of former back-to-the-landers who say they want to provide a personalized end-of-life service.